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Mini-Quiz: Sensing Time

by Ron Kurtus

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.

1. What is the biological clock?

A clock made of biological or animal parts

A clock made by biologists

An internal timing of human or animal events

2. Why is a day longer for a child than an old person?

Perception of time may be relative to age

Young people live longer than old people

Children do not have to work

3. What organ senses time?

The inner ear

A clock senses time

No one is sure

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Understanding Senses. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.

Use your time to help others.

Resources and references

Ron Kurtus' Credentials

Web sites

Brain Areas Critical To Human Time Sense Identified - From Daily University Science News

Theory of subjective time perception - From

Circadian fluctuation of time perception in healthy human subjects - From Accelerated Learning Online

Time - By Dr. Roy Mathew, Professor of Psychiatry and Associate Professor of Radiology, Duke University Medical School

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